MuseScore 4.1 includes the ability to customize ornaments, harp pedaling, guitar capo, better dynamics, an upgrade to the playback engine, new auxiliary channel strips in the mixer, and performance improvements.
MOLA presented a webinar called Pedals, Pitches, and Pixels: An Introduction to Harp Notation. This session was jam-packed with resources about writing for the harp and how to get results in the software, with information from top players, librarians, and music preparers.
A comprehensive roundup of the variety of tips and plug-ins to help the notation and playback of harp passages in Sibelius.
A clever font makes it easy to enter harp pedal settings in a musical way, in any notation program, without needing to remember the order of the pedals.
Steinberg has released Dorico 3.0.10 with nearly 100 bug fixes and support for macOS 10.15 Catalina. In addition, a free 30-day trial of Dorico 3 is now available.
Dorico comes equipped with a dedicated tool to help create correct and beautifully rendered harp pedal diagrams. It has options for graphic diagrams, diagrams using note names, and partial pedal changes.
Steinberg has released Dorico 3 with a first for any music notation program: automatic condensing of individual players into a full score layout. Guitar notation, harp pedaling, harmonics, grouped playing techniques, and comments are just a few of the dozens of new features and improvements in this major paid upgrade.
If you’re looking for a few deals this holiday weekend, we’ve sorted through some of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers in music notation software and related tech products.
In Sibelius, harp notation text objects are created in a variety of text styles and often contain a mixture of fonts. Learn how they are fabricated, how to filter them, and how to change their appearance.
Thanks to Bob Zawalich, Kenneth Gaw, Hans-Christoph Wirth, and Tom Curran, 2016 brought us more useful Sibelius plug-ins. Bob summarizes the year in plug-in development along with a list of all plug-ins newly created in the past year.